Student Government Association Votes on Contentious Resolutions

BY: CARI FIRRIOLI At the Student Government Association meeting on Monday, the group did not vote to pass two resolutions, one regarding the formation of an LGBTQ group on campus and the other regarding the restrictions currently imposed on consensual sex between two people over the age of eighteen who are not married. The Student Read More …

Noted Academic Michael Novak Passes

 BY: ALEXANDER SANTANA           According to a news release from the Office of Marketing and Communications Michael Novak died February 17, 2017, at the age of 83. Novak was a distinguished theologian and philosopher, as well as a prolific author. Last year, Novak joined The Arthur and Carlyse Ciocca Center for Read More …

First Congressional Race in Trump Era Takes Shape in America’s Heartland

      On February 10th, Republicans and Democrats in Kansas’s fourth congressional district, which encompasses the city of Wichita, held their conventions for local party leaders to select their respective nominees for the upcoming special election. The seat was vacated when Congressman Mike Pompeo was appointed Director of the Central Intelligence Agency by President Read More …

Nominee for U.S. Secretary of Labor Withdraws

       Andrew Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants, withdrew his nomination for Secretary of Labor on Wednesday due to a lack of needed support from certain Republican senators, including Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska. Also, Pudzer faced a variety of criticisms ranging from his business record running the Hardee’s and Read More …

Catholic University Chapter of She’s the First Founded

by Rachel Gallagher       As the 2017 spring semester continues, the Catholic University of America’s chapter of She’s the First begins its inaugural semester. She’s the First is a non-profit organization, which according to their website, works to provide scholarships for “girls in low-income countries, fostering first-generation graduates and cultivating the next generation Read More …

Speaker Visits Catholic University to Talk About Healthy Relationship

by Makenzie Winter       Students at Catholic University of America said goodbye to Cupid and hello to a little love advice from The Dating Doctor, on February 13, 2017. David Coleman, relationship consultant and honored National Entertainer of the Year by The National Association for Campus Activities, shared his wisdom on friendships, friendzones, Read More …

International Week Events at Catholic University

by Sarah Donofrio       The Hispanic Film Festival, sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages and Literature, showed its first films on Wednesday, February 15th as part of the university’s International Week. The theme of the Hispanic Film Festival is “Transient Identities,” and discusses the migration, circulation, and displacement of people.